Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (1-26-2017)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

Billings v Pearson


Introduction to Mock Trial

Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

Students will be able to list and describe the order to trial and the intent behind each step by the end of this first week.

*Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal written with this downloadable guide -> SmartGoals Template for Educators

Today’s Objective(s):

Students will conduct their first mock trial.

*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide

Mock Trial Google File & Resources:

Resources -> Mock Trial Google Drive Link 

Practice Objections Game -> Objection ! Your Honor !

Practice Trial Game -> MAKING YOUR CASE




Warm Up:

Go to

Enter room “A89559b4”

Task #1

Today when you walk in you will find the table arranged into your groups. Go sit with your team. If you are new to the class sit with a group that has an opening.

Mock Trial Team Prep Locations



Task #2

The direction of today’s lesson will depend on the results of today’s warm up. I will update this lesson plan later to reflect what we accomplish today.


By ONE vote we will be taking Route #2 and having Team #2 Prosecution and Defense conduct their trial today.

Ticket Out the Door:

Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door

Downloadable PPT -> Ticket Out the Door

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